Favorite basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by the stalker, Sep 26, 2001.

  1. the stalker

    the stalker Guest

    Jul 23, 2000
    what would you consider you favorite basses

    mine would be

    Fender Jazz bass
    Fender precision bass
    Warwick Infinity
    Ibanez BTB
    Lakland hollowbody bass
    Gretsch broakaster bass
    Tacoma Acoustic/electric bass
  2. terms bassist

    terms bassist Guest

    Mar 18, 2001
    Queensland Australia
    and Pro AXe
    best basses ever.
    Kiding, never tried any of them so I couldn't tell ya.
  3. DarkMazda

    DarkMazda Guest

    Jun 3, 2000
    Favorite Basses? hmm.. lemme see

    Salas Customs
    Bone Customs
    DP(Parr) Customs
    Cresent Moon Customs
    Sadowsky Js
    Zon Legacy Basses
    Zon Sonus Basses
    Ken Smiths (not sure of models)
    Spector NSCR4 NT
    Pedulla Rapture Basses
    Warwick Thumb Basses
    Warwick Streamer Stage Basses
    Yamaha RBX 760's
    Musicman Sterling Basses

    more to come :D
  4. alembicbones


    Nov 10, 2000
    Seattle, WA
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    My favorites?

    Zon Sonus
    Peavey Cirrus
    Pedulla Rapture/Thunderbolt/Thunderbass(same body shape, different electronics, TBass is neck through)
    Fender Jazz
    Pedulla MVP/Buzz
    Sadowsky Vintage J
    Fodera Anthony Jackson
    Yvon's Tung
    Warwick Streamer Stage I
    Warwick Streamer Stage II
  6. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    A custom bass would be the ideal for me.
    My favourite production ones:
    Fender Jazz Bass V
    Yamaha TRB6P
    MusicMan Stingray 5
  7. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Of those that I have played and/or owned:

    Alembic Series I & II
    Ken Smith BSR-G
    Fodera Monarch
    Alembic Stanley Clarke or Mark King Signature
    Warwick Thumb
    Peavey Cirrus
    Music Man (pick one)
    Fender Jazz
    Ken Smith Burner (now BSR-B)


  8. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  9. FunkSlapRumblefish

    FunkSlapRumblefish Guest

    May 23, 2000
    Charlotte, NC
    Fodera Monarch or Emporer Elite

    Lakland (any)

    Musicman Stingray

    Conklin Groove Tools 6, 7, 8, 12, 20, or 100 string-ers :p (JT:D)

    Modulus Quantum 6

  10. Chris J

    Chris J Inactive

    Although I've played maybe one or two of these basses I still like them.
    Jazz Bass
    Czech Spector
    Conklin GT-7
    Embellisher's Zon
    MM Sterlings
    MTD Anniversary bass

    I could go on and on but I don't want to take up too much room. :)
  11. lobster_boy

    lobster_boy Guest

    Aug 6, 2001
    mine would be:

    Carl Thompson Rainbow Bass
    Warwick Thumb Bolt-On
    Ibanez SR3000 Prestige
    Fender Geddy Lee Jazz
    Original Bass Banjo:)
  12. beermonkey

    beermonkey Guest

    Sep 26, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    Mike Lull Modern series. They absolutely rock.
  13. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    My Zon thanks you!:D

    <img src="http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=994952&a=7315325&p=38778094&Sequence=0&res=high">
  14. Bass7755

    Bass7755 Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Oct 27, 2000
    Roanoke, Va.
    My Fodera Emperor 5.
  15. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    Embellisher, your Zon 5-string would be the only five string I would get. :p

    My favorites are:
    Peavey(Cirrus series)
    Warwick(they tend to be too heavy though)

    and so on..

    Oh, and Embellisher, do something about all the pop-ups on your gear page!
  16. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    Pedulla Thunderbolt 5er (with the 19mm spacing)
    Modulus Quantum 4

    Short list hu? I've tried dozens of makes and models, and those are the only one's that ever stick out.
  17. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
  18. Oysterman

    Oysterman Guest

    Mar 30, 2000
    You really like that picture, don't ya Munji? :D

    My picks... (mostly based on looks and/or the little tone I've heard in recordings - I haven't actually PLAYED any of them!)

    Jerzy Drozd (whole line)
    Roscoe (whole line)
    LeFay (whole line)
    Jeff M. Bell's Zon
    American MTD's
    Tobiases (the real ones)
    The expensive Spectors
    The melted top Conklin John Turner got from E-bay
    F Basses

    Of the ones I've played, it must be the Warwick Streamer Stage I I found in a store, or the Tune Somnus Zi that hanged up on a wall in a studio I recorded in.

    EDIT: How could I forget F Basses?
  19. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Any Sadowsky & USA/Czech Spector.
  20. Fodera Anthony Jackson Presentation Contrabass. Haven't even played one but mark my word she will be mine, oh yes she will be mine. that and every single alembic except for the "scrap" orion that i played while in santa rossa which sounded not quite like full-on raging crap but almost there.